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I bought a Asus DRW-24B3ST drive and Windows would not recognize the damn drive nor showing up in DM. Figured it was DOA so I got another one today and the SAME PROBLEM so it has to be something on my end. I tried downloading the firmware manually but it wont install giving me an error message saying that there is no such device. Nothing will get the damn thing to show in Windows.... HELP PLEASE!
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post #2 of 14
Make sure that in your bios, it lists the drive as being there.
If your motherboard isn't recognizing the drive, then there isn't a snowballs chance in hell it will get recognized by windows.
Then try switching around which sata ports you use for the drive, that might also help!
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Do you have it plugged into the marvel adapter on the MB?
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Nope, all Intel ports. Wont read in bios, windows or DM.
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post #5 of 14
Have you tried a different Sata cable?
post #6 of 14
i know some borads you have to enable the sata ports. I would look in your Bios for something of that nature. Good Luck thumb.gif
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Okay this is strange. I swapped back my old drive and that one wont show in Windows neither....
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Okay this is strange. I swapped back my old drive and that one wont show in Windows neither....

New sata cable? smile.gif
post #9 of 14
Power cable...Yeah I know but had to ask smile.gif plug it in goto bios under advanced and then to sata see if it sees it there...maybe switch it out of raid at the top....change that port out of enhanced...try the marvel port and run it and ahci or it's other option
Edited by Prymus - 11/29/12 at 12:47pm
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post #10 of 14
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Update: Went into bios after hooking up THREE drives lol to see which it would read and well it read ALL of them. Went into Windows happy and come to find out none of the drives are able to read..... Turn off completely, leave only the one I wanted (Asus) and it recognizes AND reads now..... Although the software utilities it came with wont, I'm guessing its because its using the old Microsoft 2006 drivers. Well I'm getting there....
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